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Daily News (Newspaper) - January 11, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 ILY State Library Education Building rfrarisburg Pa 1 VOL 47 NINE CENTg PEB COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY JANUARY 11 1969 Phone 6434040 NO 295 Iff Any Settlement Red China WantsTo Have Voice PARIS diploma tic sources said today Commu nist China wants to have a voice in any settlement of the Vietnam war and will broach the subject when Chinese and American ambassadors meet in Warsaw next month The meeting requested by Peking to discuss possible coexistence between America and Chinahas been scheduled for Feb 20 The Asian diplomats said Peking is once again taking an active interest in foreign affairs now that its cultural revolution power struggle and purge has subsided and would like to be a partner to any definite seltle r nl in Southeast Asia Diplomatic quarters in Paris said the West may want Red China lo underwrite any final peace agreement which the diplomats said would include not only the future of Vietnam but also of Laos and other neighboring countries directly affected by Ihe Vietnam war Named Keystone farmers HUGH W WRIGHT FFA Will Honor Four Countiaiis A trio of Huntingdon County young men and Ihe president ol he Huntingdon County Agricul ural Association will be in the spotlight at the 40th annual con vention of the Pennsylvania Fu ture Farmers of America As sociation on Wednesday Janu 01 her diplomats in Paris lo there would likely be lilt lei The convention is held in the substantive negotiating in the j Forum of the Education Build coming weeks in Paris because I ing each year during the Penn of the change in command in the US negotiating team following Ihe inauguration of Presidentelect Richard M Nix on US Ambassador Averell Karri man who has led the American delcgalion to the talks since I hey began last May will leave Parisfor Washington on Jan day before Nixons inauguration However here still is no indication when his successor Henry Cabot Lodge Jr will arrive to lake over the American delegation Diplomatic observers said there will be little movement sylvania Farm Show Three Huntingdon County ycung men will be lionored dur ing the conclave as recipients ot the coveled Keystone Farm er Degree while Robert M Ross Huntingdon County exca vation contractor and the pres dent of the fair association will receive the Honorary Key stone Degree The youthful degree re cipients are Hugh W Wright of Huntingdon Star Route Ray George Anderson of Three Springs Star Route and Thomas Coffman of Huntingdon RDI Ross was selecled for the toward gelling the talks star ted I honor because of his oufsland until Nixon spells out his own Vietnamese policy after his inauguration Continued On Page Two ing service in helping to ad vance vocational agriculture and the FiFA In his position Continued On Page Two Deny They Caused Any Delay Big Automakers Facing Charges LOS ANGELES UPI The federal gov ernment charges that the big four automakers and a trade association conspired lo delay de velopment of antipollution devices for cars The accused say their cooperation actually speeded up tlie process Shade Gap Company Had 16 Calls In 68 Shade Gap Area Volunleerjsuit against General Motors Fire Company responded to 16 Chrysler American Mo calls during 1968 Secretary015 lne lrade organization The US District Court in Los Angeles has been asked to rule as to who is right The Justice Department opened he dispute Friday by tiling with the court an antitrust Donald G Hess ot Shade Gap reported today Seven of these were grass orj field fires four were flue fires one auto fire was re the Automobile Manufacturers Association and the association of agreeing privately to set a uniform date ported 1wo property fires with for inclusion of antipollution damages of and thei devices on their products Tlie laller a one False alarm civil suit asked no penalties Continued On Page Two Continued On Page Two RAY GEORGE ANDERSON THOMAS COFFMAN 46 Alarms In 1968 Newtons Fire Loss Shows Rise Fire losses in Newton Hamil ton Borough and Wayne Town ship during 1968 were higher than in 1967 Fire Chief Lawrence Knable Jrs report for the Newton Wayne Fire Company for 196B shows there were 46 alarms as cornpared lo 33 in aver age of 13 men responded to each alarm There were nine alarms within the b o r o ugh of Newton Ham ilton 38 alarms answered in rtayne Township and one mutu al aid alarm to Mount Union to assist with Ihe St Catherines Parochial School fire The valuation of property in volved was estimated at Slll 000 The estimated losses to Continued On Page Two Mapleloii Firemen Control Flue Fire The Mapieton Volunteer Fire Company responded to an alarm 1 pm Friday for a flue fire at the home of Dean Wakcfield Mapieton RD Union Township Fire had burned through a crack in the flue burning a wooden beam Mrs Waketield contained the fire until firemen arrived by closing the door of the room One pumper truck and 15 men under the direction of fire chief Glen Coder and assistant fire chief Irvin Coder responded using water from the booster tank a high pressure extinguish er and a dry powder extinguish er to control the blaze Minimal water and soot dam ages resulted lincnijtioynienl Hits AllTime LOIU Oj 21 Per Cent County Economy Shows Encouraging Gains In 68 In a yearend report of the Huntingdon Bur eau of Employment Security E B Oakman manager of the manpower service center said The general economy of Huntingdon County htis shown some very encouraging gains Highlighting some of the indi cators of the improved econom ic health of the Huntingdon ar ea was the dramatic drop in the County area Oakman said the brightening economy is due pri marily to the continued efforts unemployment rale thai he Iocal Huntingdon Business an alllimp Inw nf 91 nor ponl and Industry Corporation together with local and county businessmen and the aid of pri vate and public agencies who an alltime low of 21 per cenl which when compared to the Stale of Pennsylvania un employment rate for November 19oS is 11 per cent lower than llr state average Continuing Oakman reported he total work force in Hunting don County increased from 13 700 al the beginning of 1968 to the current November figure of 14200 The 32 major market es tablishments accounted for ap proximately 640 new jobs and a total estimated employment of persons Reflecting on the economic Improvement in the Huntingdon THE WEATHER Variable cloudiness windy ami cold wilh snow flurries today and tonight The high loday 15 to 22 The low to night 5 to 12 Variable cloudi ness and cold with snow flur ries endwg on Sunday The high 18 lo 25 The outlook frr Monday variable cloudiness and continued coW Viet Cong Jump Sleeping Nine Man American Patrol Major Fire Averted By A sprinkler system prevented a m a j o r fire in sub freezing weather in Huntingdon last night at the old J C Blair Company uilding at the corner of Sixth and Penn Streets Fire Chief Robert Jcssell and Vice President John Fike of Juniata College estimated the ire damage at Tlie loss is covered by insurance Kike said The building is owned by the college Jesscll said the blaze discov ered at pm was caused iy spontaneous ignition when ainl rags in a barrel started lo alaze The Fire was in that portion of Building A the original si rue ure w h i c h is used by Skills nc Max Kinker of Huntingdon a i reman watchman at the milding discovered the blaze as ic walked down Sixth Street on lis way to work He said he saw j ball of fire in Hie darkened luilding Rinkcr turned in the alarm immediately and the iprinkler system became opera tional a short time later While firemen were at the scene they received a shock a report that the Alfarala Elementary School was afire All Huntingdon fire fighting equipment was sent immediately rom the Blair Building blaze to he uptown school building Investigation showed that the Continued On Page Two Bliss Will Continue In GOP Post NEW YORK Pres identelect Nixon has spiked at east temporarily reports that favors shelving GOP National Chairman Ray Bliss in favor of a younger more articulate man Bliss 61 emerged from a iwohour session with Nixon Friday and told reporters the presidentelect had expressed complete satisfaction with the job he had done as head of the National Republican Party He said he had accepted Nixons invitation to sUy on in the jobj indefinitely Bliss also said he was looking forward to the 1970 elections and predicted that the Republi cans would add strength in both the Senate and the House which Continued On Pnge Two After Big Day In New Yorfe Spacemen Head For Warm South NEW YORK UPI Americas moon trav elers heartened by cheers and applause that I M I 1 IT p if i SJdl VYd3 IJI umiUllljUU UUdU Ull tempered the winter chill ol York were arrivai at the Lewistown Hospil Three Killed InJuniata County Crash Three teenagers were killed early last evening in a cartruck collision on Route 75 in Juniata County John W Boxe Jr in of Mif flintown RD 2 operator of the one car was pronounced dead on destined today for the warmer climes of Miamial and Sundays SuperBowl football game Astronauts Frank Borman Rcinlwrl Sr James A Lovell Jr and Wil liam A Anders who spent the night at the Waldorf Astoria planned to take off Director Sworn To J V Board Paul E Rcinhart Sr Edge water Acres was sworn in as a director of the Juniala Val ley School Dislricl last evening in a special session held at the library in the junior senior high school Reinharl who replaces former school board vice president Rob ert H Seip on the nine mem ber panel will serve a fiveyear lerm The swearing in ceremony opened the s e s s i o n conduct ed by b o a r d president Dr H William Stewart who adminis tered the oath to Reinhart S I e w a r t appointed director Fred Reihart chairman of the personnel committee a position which had been held by Seip who resigned his post because of a jobrelocalion Serving on the committee with Reihart will be John Kanchand Paul Reinhart Fred Ruehrrepresentative of the Jirm of Camp bell Hayes and isrge pre sented some of the final draw ings for the new elementary cen ter and asked the directors for several decisions concerning it ems lo be incorporated in the plans The board voted to include standard heating units through out the cenler with the option of Continued On Page Two A passenger in his car Ed gar A Jackson Jr 19 of Mex ico Juniata County was also dead on arrival at the hospit al The third victim was Davy fmi v Brackbill 13 of Port Roval R forn Newark airport at about D in thesecond Continued On Page Five noon Despite subfreezing weather Friday and winds gusting up to 27 miles an hour New Yorkers by the hundreds of thousands turned out to cheer the spacemen on a day in which the ceremonies included lunch al Lincoln Center a slate dinner al the Waldorf and a reception at the United Nations The main event of the day was a tickertape parade up the skyscraperlined canyon of low er Apollo Way for the Bowling Green to City Hall Cold Limits Crowd The bitter cold limited the crowds and Ihe sealed windows of central airconditioning re duced the density of the storm of ticker tape and telephone book confetti which showered the astronauts and their fami lies Nonetheless the reception was impressive Its overwhelming Anders said looking at a crowd of several thousand in the 28 Continued On Page Five worked together to improve the economic conditions in the area The community e f f o r I in at tracting new industry and the expansion of existing plants re sulted in sharp gains in employ ment and the new time low un employment rate of 21 per cent The Huntingdon Bureau of Employment Security is en gaged in many programs and a variety of services to industry the community and the appli cants needing job service Oak man said Placement of Ihe unemployed workers into jobs during the 19K8 period totaled 1554 This total was more than twice the number that were placed in Continued increase in job opportunities resulted in 2fiOO persons seeking aid in finding work through the local agency This total exceeded by 400 tlie number of persons who came to the manpower center in 1967 Continued On Page Five Former Slate Sen a lor Charles Mallery Dies A former Republican state senator representing Hunting don County Attorney Charles R Mallery died Thursday ev ening at the age of 80 Mal lery was first elected to the Senate in 1934 representing the 30th Senatorial District of Hunt ingdon and Blair Counties During his years as a legislat or he was best known for his work on behalf of bills for vet erans children fanning schools labor the blind handi capped and needy Mallery who resided al 60S Allegheny Street Hollidaysburg died at pm Thursday January 9 1M in the Alberts Convalescent Home after an ex tended illness Born in Alloona June 11 18 8S he vas a son of James and Laura Hatton Mallery Continued On Page Two Protests Staged At 3 Colleges studettls maintained sitins at Iwo Easlern colleges loday lo press demands for more black courses and faculty Officials at both Brandeis University and Swarlhmore College tried lo end the pro ests by negoliation The a cling president of iolericeplagued San Francisco Siale College in California also was bargaining privately wilh lissident black students but said IB was not optimistic about a quick end to the long student rebellion complicated by a strike by some union instruc 1NSIDE THE NEWS Albert M Rung 6 Almanac 6 Along The Juniata 12 Ann Landers 12 Classified Ads 11 Comics 9 Crossword Puzzle 11 Columnists fi Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Society And Club New1 8 Sports 4 Church News 3 Picture Pagei 10 PPG Gives Check To J iiniala Juniata College received a check for from the Pitts burgh Plate Glass Foundation today designated for the pur chase of journals periodicals and books by the departments of conomics and Business Admin islrgon ht check was presented to Professor Thomas J Nolan rep resenting the department of Ec nomics by Douglas W Wright manager of the Tipton Plant Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co Nolan expressed his apprecia tion for the support given by the company and pointed oul the importance of providing Ihe un dergraduates wilh adequate li brary resources in the two fields We are launching for ilie first t i m e Nolan said t h e Juniata Business Intern Pro gram with six business firms acting as hosts for eight stu denls The generous assislance given by the Pittsburgh Plate GlassFoundation will strength en this training program fit Muunl Union TriCounty Boroughs To Convene The Mount Union Borough Council will be the host for the Tri County Boroughs Associa tion BedfordBlair and Hunt ingdon meeting on Thursday evening January 16 The dinner will be held at the American Legion Country Club Mount Union al 7 pm There will be a social hour from 6 pm until 7 pm to renew old acquaintances Speaker for this event be James E Rush Jr regional di rector ofthe Bureau of Media tion of the Pennsylvania Depart ment of Labor and Industry He Will discuss the Compulsory Ar bitration Law of 1968 has served as regional director for Ihe past eight years His region is comprised of West em Pennsylvania Prior to joining the Bureau of Mediation he with the Unit ed Slate s Steel Corporation where he held various positions in the Industrial Relations De partment over a period of eighteen years Rushs lasl Continued On Page Five Six Mile Run Firemen Have 39 Alarms Goof in g Off In Hut Near Base SAIGON Viet guerrillas today burst into a bamboo hut where the members of a nine man American patrol were asleep kil led seven of the soldiers and wounded two others military sources said An Army officer told UPI Correspondent David Lamb The guard may have made a practice of goofing off in the hut The Viet Cong could have watched them establish this pattern night after night and were waiting1 The destruction of the patrol 37 miles sou h west of Saigon came as guerrilla units across the country launched at least 30 morlar or rocket attacks against allied bases and towns mostly in the Mekong Delta It marked Ihe heaviest wave nf Viet Cong shellings since the Nov 1 hall to US bombing of North Vietnam But all the attacks ended by dawn There were no followup assaults to ndicaie they were part of a general offensive Were to Trap VC The sources told Lamb the patrol had left a US infantry base 37 miles southwest o Saigon to set up an ambush to snare guerrillas Instead the patrol went to sleep in the hut 300 yards from the base Continued On Page Five Busy Agenda At Meeting A wide range of activity oc cupied the attention of direc tors of Huntingdon Business and Induslry and the Committee of Thirty of the Huntingdon Indus trial Trust Fund at a business meeting held at the Hotel Penn Hunt on Friday President John B Brown pre sided at the session which was highlighted by a number of reports Al the opening of the business meeting directors agreed to continue a lease with the Texas William Washbura fire chief Kaslern Transmission Company for the Six Miie Run Areajior the rental of an unused por Volunteer Fire Company has lion of the Huntingdon Indus released the yearend report on I trial Park for pipe storage wnrk Vinnrllpfi hv fho T work handled by the company during James L Thompson chair man of the membership renew Thirtynine alarms were anal program and membership of which are des cribed as follows Eight home or building firns caused an estimated damage Twelve flue fires caused no damage Three automobiles caused an estimated loss of 375 Continued On Page Vive Despite threats of dismissal Ihe union teachers said their strike at San Francisco State Continued On Page Five CAA Aides To Share Slale Grant A sum of has been awarded to Ihe Huntingdon B e ri f o r dFulton TriCounty Community Action Agency for salary lo the anti poventy aides working in the three counties The grant one of a pair from the Department of Comrnunily Affairs Harrisburg was an nounced Friday The other grant is a sum awarded to Community Action Programs of Franklin County to help in the funding of three fullyear head starl centers for preschool children1 Under its new reorganiza tion TriCounly CAA is operal ing under an executive di rector assistant director com munity cenler coordinator two community organizers three community aides a secretary bookkeeper and a clerktypist The grants for the two com munity action groups totaled chairman Stanley E Cipar gave a report on the campaign which officially got underway on Wednesday of this week Past President Arthur R Vcary reported on the status of efforts to se cure additional housing in the Huntingdon area Several reports were present ed concerning annexation and egional planning along wilh 3 discussion of the proposed air ndustrial park for Ihe region Robert Anderson gave a re Continued On Page Five Purchase Of Books Douglas W Wright manager Tipton plant Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company presents a check for to1 Thomas Nolan representing the Departments of Economics and Bus iness Administration of Juniata College Post Office Job Open An examination for fourth class postmaster for the posl of ice at Defiance will be open or acceptance of applications until February 4 the U S Civil Service Commission announced today The position pays annually All qualified applicants will re ceive consideration for appoint ment wilhoul regard to race re ligion color national origin sex politics or any other non merit factor Complete information about the examination requirements and instructions for filing appli cations may be obtained al the post office for which this exam ination is being announced Ap plication forms must be filed with the U S Civil Service Commission Washington D C 20415 and must be received or postmarked not later than tlie closing date Applicanls must actually re side within the territory supplied Continued On Page ;